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The Philanthropist and the Curator

Learn more about how philanthropist Edward C. Moore Jr. and curator Joseph Breck shaped the extensive collection of early twentieth-century modern European decorative art at The Met.

Roof and Provenance Inspection The Masons

Learn about recent discoveries from provenance research for Albert André's painting The Masons.

In Memoriam

Judit Reigl

Randall Griffey, curator, and Kelly Baum, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art, reflect on the life of Hungarian born artist Judit Reigl (1945–2020) and Guano (Menhir) (1959–64), on view at The Met.

Susan Rothenberg

Ian Alteveer, Aaron I. Fleischman Curator, reflects on the life of artist Susan Rothenberg (1945–2020) and her masterpiece Galisteo Creek (1992), which hangs in our galleries.

Zarina Hashmi

Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman, reflects on the life and art of one of India's great artists, Zarina Hashmi (1937–2020).